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What firewall do you guys recommend? Also, whats your position on microsoft antispyware beta???

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Zone alarm.... very good protection
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Does anyone know if running two firewalls simulteneously is any better than just running a single firewall? Is anyone doing this? and if so, what combination would you recommend?

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Running two at a time is actually bad, they can interfere with each other.
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Its recommended to use one firewall at a time.
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Ok,I have ZoneAlarm pro and Spy-Bot. They both have real time prevention tools. I want to kow which one you guys think is better, and how to disable the other one.
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I'm no expert and use the sp 2 firewall but the microsoft antispyware beta I find to be easy,reliable and hardworking.I'd at least give it a try.,plus if you haven't already I recommend the "clean up" program also.
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Yes but between ZoneAlarm Pro and Spy-Bot, which do you recommend??
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Zone Alarm Pro is a firewall, and Spybot is a spyware scanner. They will not replace each other. Your ZA should be enabled the entire time you are online, and let it update whenever it wants to. Spybot should be run once a week or so, depending on your surfing habits.

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Then how come everytime I go to run a program ZoneAlarm asks me if it is ok???

BTW:ZoneAlarm also has a spyware scanner.
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